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Crystal Ligori


Crystal Ligori is the producer and newscaster for "All Things Considered" and produces the weekly radio program "Literary Arts: The Archive Project."

Before joining OPB, Crystal worked the active rock station KUFO in Portland. In addition to her on-air role, she was the interim music director and hosted a weekly, local music show. Before moving to Portland, Crystal worked at modern music station KZZU in Spokane, Washington, and at student-run radio station KBGA in Missoula, Montana.

Crystal earned her degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Montana. While there, she earned a Society of Professional Journalists award for television feature reporting and a Hearst Journalism Award for broadcast news radio features. Crystal is also a freelance voiceover artist.

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Recent Articles

News | Politics | local

Federal Shutdown Fallout: Angry Employees And A Fuzzy Mount St. Helens

The man who runs the Mount St. Helens webcam is out on furlough. He's worried about money, and embarrassed at how the shutdown is impacting his work.

Books | Arts | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - John Updike

This episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project" features the 1988 appearance by John Updike as reads from various works, including poems and an essay, and discusses his then 35-year career in this rare recording.

Books | Arts | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Lauren Groff and Rachel Kushner

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", a discussion between authors Lauren Groff and Rachel Kushner at Portland Book Festival 2018, moderated by John Freeman, editor of Freeman’s anthology. 

Sports | Recreation | News | NW Life | local

Oregon Man Becomes 1st Person To Cross Antarctica Unaided

Colin O’Brady just became the first person to cross the continent of Antarctica alone and without wind assistance. 

Books | Arts | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - New Poets of Native Nations

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", poet and editor Heid E. Erdrich moderates a conversation between native poets Trevino L. Brings Plenty, Laura Da’, and Layli Long Soldier, all of whom are featured in the new anthology "Poets of Native Nations".

Books | Arts | Entertainment | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Abbi Jacobson

On tonight's episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", a conversation with Abbi Jacobson, co-creator and star of the hit series "Broad City" and author of "I Might Regret This: Essays, Drawings, Vulnerabilities, and Other Stuff", a hilarious and poignant collection about love, loss, work, comedy, and figuring out who you really are when you thought you already knew.

News | Think Out Loud

Mental Health And Police | Teresa Alonso Leon | New Mushroom

A program in Eugene sends crisis workers out on mental health crisis calls, rather than police. Also, a new species of mushroom was found in southern Oregon. And we sit down with state Rep. Teresa Alonso Leon.

Books | Arts | Education | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Tara Westover

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", author and scholar Tara Westover discusses her New York Times bestselling memoir, "Educated".

News | Nation | Politics | World | local

9th Circuit To Rehear Case Challenging Deportations For Minors

In an unusual move, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals is rehearing a case Monday that could guarantee minors facing deportation access to attorneys in immigration court.

Books | Arts | Food | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Edward Lee

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Sam Sifton, food editor of the New York Times, interviews chef On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", Sam Sifton, food editor of the New York Times, interviews chef Edward Lee about his new book, "Buttermilk Graffiti: A Chef’s Journey to Discover America’s New Melting-Pot Cuisine".

Books | Arts | News | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Tom Hanks

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Parul Sehgal, book critic at the New York Times, interviews Tom Hanks about his bestselling short story collection "Uncommon Type: Some Stories."

Think Out Loud

Talking Business | International Students | Columbia Ferry

Fewer international students are attending OSU and PSU. A passenger ferry may start running between Portland and Vancouver. And we catch up on the latest regional business news. 

News | local | Think Out Loud

Preventing Doctor Suicides | Online Hype Of Restaurants

A doctor takes on a pressing issue in her profession: physicians who die by suicide. And, we learn how the online hype of Stanich's burger caused the Portland restaurant to close.

Books | History | Politics | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Jill Lepore

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," New York Times bestselling author Jill Lepore discusses the central ideas in her latest book, "These Truths: A History of the United States."

News | Fish & Wildlife | local | Science | Environment

Can Genome Sequencing Help Northwest Orcas Recover?

Could genome sequencing help save a declining population of  Pacific Northwest orcas?

Books | Arts | History | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Margo Jefferson

This episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project" features cultural critic Margo Jefferson. Tonight she explores the meaning of “We” in “We the People” as part of the University of Oregon Humanities Center’s 2017–18 Kritikos Lecture Series.

Food | NW Life | Science | Flora and Fauna | local

Northwest Huckleberries Could Be Close To Domestication

Wild huckleberries growing across the Northwest have never been domesticated for commercial production, but new research could change that. 

Books | Arts | History | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Cindy Williams GutiƩrrez's "Words That Burn"

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," a staged reading of Oregon Book Award winner Cindy Williams Gutiérrez's original play, "Words That Burn."

Books | Arts | News | Politics | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - George Packer

New Yorker staff writer George Packer gives a talk on the subject of “American Identity in the Age of Trump” as part of the University of Oregon Humanities Center’s 2017–18 Kritikos Lecture Series.

World | History | NW Life | News | Politics | local

Oregon Family Waits For Remains Of Korean War Soldier

Almost 7,700 Americans are still unaccounted for after the Korean War. One of them is Cpl. Wayne Barton Gill Jr.